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Campaign East Kilbride East Kirsten Robb Local Space to Play

Greens secure reopening of multi-use games areas after ‘Space to Play’ campaign

Campaigners are celebrating the re-opening of community facilities, some of which have been closed to the public for many years. In January, Kirsten Robb from the Scottish Greens and The Space to Play campaign wrote to South Lanarkshire Council (SLC) to highlight that in and around one council ward, 4 of the 7 multi-use games…

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Autumn 2021 Campaign East Kilbride East Kirsten Robb Local Newsletter Space to Play

Space to Play

Many local people told Green activists that one of their top concerns is a lack of things for young people to do. Since then, local resident and Green campaigner, Kirsten Robb, has been investigating local play spaces and working with the community to get improvements.

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Autumn 2021 Local Newsletter

EK Litter Pickers

The EK Community Litter Pickers movement started in March 2021 with a few events and an online group (now at 1600 members).The group has collected up 2316 bags of rubbish to date.

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Autumn 2021 National Newsletter

Scottish Greens free bus travel to commence in new year

In a deal secured by the Scottish Greens in this year’s budget, anyone aged 21 or younger will be able to travel for free on the bus with a concessionary travel card from 31 January 2022.

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Helping you Kirsten Robb Local

Greens help tackle housing emergency

Local Green activist, Kirsten Robb, who was contacted by a desperate resident, has highlighted the poor state of some council flats and now the council is now taking action.Kirsten was sent a video by a resident of a block of flats in Westwood. These images show the extent of the disrepair in their communal hallway.…

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Comment Council 2022 Kirsten Robb Local News

Can South Lanarkshire Council use resources better?

We sent a letter to the Chief Executive with our thoughts on how the council can improve. Earlier in the year, South Lanarkshire Council put forward a series of potential cuts to services and asked for comment. At the time the South Lanarkshire Greens wrote a letter to the council making a number of points.…

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Holyrood 2021 National News

Greens Manifesto for Holyrood 2021

The Scottish Green Party’s manifesto for the 2021 Holyrood election has been launched. It is our boldest and most ambitious manifesto to date. It offers a different future for Scotland, at a time when change is essential. We have costed plans for a fairer, greener pandemic recovery that puts people and the planet first, and…

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Campaign Central Region Comment Holyrood 2021 Kirsten Robb Local News Stewartfield Way

Stewartfield Way dualling- will never be Green

Central Scotland Lead candidate for the Scottish Greens, Gillian McKay commented on the SLC decision last week to approve the revised business “The latest version of the Stewartfield Way dualling project tries to dress up the project in green clothes but the Greens are not fooled. The project’s aim is to provide more space for…

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National News

Rail for All

Last week the Scottish Green Party launched Rail for All, a proposal for the biggest rail investment programme Scotland has ever seen. Rail for All is a fully-costed £22 billion plan that would transform Scotland’s railway, giving us a modern, zero carbon network that is affordable and accessible to all.